I am a graduate of the National Genealogical Society’s American Genealogy course. I am a certificate-holder in Boston University's Genealogical Research program, and in Genetic Genealogy from Excelsior College. I have attended the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research at Samford University for Advanced Methodology and Evidence Analysis, Advanced Library Research, Metes and Bounds and Land Platting, and Writing and Publishing for Genealogists, as well as the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy for Advanced Methodology. I am a graduate of ProGen 22. My memberships include: Association of Professional Genealogists, National Genealogical Society, Texas State Genealogical Society, Missouri State Genealogical Association, Arkansas Genealogical Society, and the San Antonio Genealogical and Historical Society. I graduated with a Ph.D in Education from Texas A&M University, College Station.